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years old. she lives in oakland, california. she has a simple message for our committee. she says, "please help hungry children." it is the true measure of our nation of how we treat our poor, seniors, and especially children like this little girl. she gets it. if there is one hungry child in america, this committee, this budget has failed to do its job. this budget will not only help help -- not help hungry people, but that more people at risk of being hungry. it'll put seniors at risk. this is not who we are. >> thank you. now to talk about how this budget protects special interests at the expense of the middle class, i will recognize congressman for five minutes. >> thank you. this should be a discussion we are focusing on areas of agreement and progress. healthcare reform not only -- i'm pleased that the chairman has agreed that we will have a hearing later in the year dealing with the infrastructure deficit that this country faces. as i go through the material, i see not one word that references infrastructure and its opportunities. we are seeing a relentless assault on the m
francisco/oakland bay bridge, 23 million tons of steel, maybe three million to six million -- 3,000 to 6,000 jobs in china, not in the united states, american tax money spent. and it goes on and on. we need a strong make it in america, buy it in america policy so that our tax money is spent on american-made products and services, not on foreign-made. now if you want to spend your own money out there, fine, buy whatever you want to buy. but if you're going to spend american taxpayer money, then we should spend that money on american-made equipment. and that is precisely the policy that we're offering here in the united states as we move our infrastructure programs forward. and as we move forward with our energy development, our solar and our wind and other advanced energy systems, use our tax money to build american manufacturing once again here in our nation. so manufacturing matters and we will make it in america when once again it is made in america. very fundamental. these are the things. education, infrastructure, research, manufacturing and change. we have to be willing to change in
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